Graduate Assistant: Strength & Conditioning

Greenville University is searching for a dynamic graduate assistant (GA) for our Strength & Conditioning program.   Two academic years commitment (Renewal for each semester is based on satisfactory performance) (Some evening and weekend work required) 

The GA will be responsible for assisting in all aspects of the Strength program as well as secondary responsibilities assigned by the Athletics Director. A strong faith base and commitment to the mission of Greenville University are essential.

Compensation includes a stipend, meals, and a tuition waiver for a master’s program at Greenville University.

To be eligible for the Graduate Assistant position, applicants must complete the Greenville University graduate program application, receive provisional acceptance, and enroll in a Greenville University graduate program.  This position is not eligible for visa sponsorship as all Greenville University Graduate Programs are offered online only.

Greenville University is a NCAA Division III institution, located outside of St. Louis.  Greenville University is an evangelical Christian liberal arts college associated with the Free Methodist Church, whose faculty and staff affirm a Statement of Faith.

  • Assistant Head Coach: assist in Strength Training Implementation and Programs
  • Assistant Head Coach: assist in design of Strength Programs for all Sports
  • Monitor Weight Room during Team Lifts and Activities
  • Administrate student workers
  • Spiritual Development and mentor players
  • Game Day Management responsibilities as assigned by the Athletic Department.

Graduate Assistant’s (GA) are students, not employees of the university. 

  • GA’s may not hold other on-campus employment. 
  • GA’s will maintain continuous enrollment in the degree program at all times
  • GA’s must maintain an accumulative G.P.A. of at least 2.0 
  • Tuition scholarship, stipend, and meals are subject to applicable taxes. 

Reports To:

Head Strength & Conditioning Coach

Required Skills:

  • GA’s may not hold other on-campus employment. 
  • GA’s will apply, be accepted, and enroll in graduate programs.
  • GA’s will maintain continuous enrollment in the degree program at all times
  • Tuition scholarship, stipend, and meals are subject to applicable taxes.
  • GA’s must be able to live and work in the USA. No Student Visa available.

Education or Certification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and acceptance into Graduate Program.

Required Experience:

  • Knowledge of Strength and Conditioning Programs
  • Strength Certification Preferred but not Required

Greenville University's Mission:

Greenville University is liberal arts University that empowers students for lives of character and service through a transforming Christ-centered education in the liberal arts, sciences, and professional studies. 

Our hiring practices reflect our commitment to be a Christ-centered institution.

Greenville University's Commitment to Diversity:

It is the policy of Greenville University not to discriminate on the basis of age, color, ethnic or national origin, disability, race, gender or prior military service in its educational programs, admissions or employment policies. 

Greenville University is committed to an environment of cultural and ethnic diversity; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The university is located 50 miles east of St. Louis in an attractive residential community of approximately 7,000 people. Greenville University was founded in 1892 and is affiliated with the Free Methodist Church yet draws students from 40+ denominations. For additional information, please visit our website: